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#41
Many many many many and they all give up when they realize what goes on in those Rugby administration offices.You habe to be from where Mwanja,Ayimba and Felix Ochieng come from to be considered.Others you have to be exceptionally good
Mwanja is a good friend of mine. That guy is completely smart on rugby. Jamaa akiwa kwa technical ya team ndogo itachapa team kubwa. Do you have an idea why he's called iron man?
 

Kimakia

Village Elder
#42
Mwanja is a good friend of mine. That guy is completely smart on rugby. Jamaa akiwa kwa technical ya team ndogo itachapa team kubwa. Do you have an idea why he's called iron man?
If you read through my comments you'll see that I recognize him in that area and have actually questioned why the likes of him and Oscar Osir who came before him have never been considered for rugby leadership or coaching.
 
#43
@mikel @Kimakia didnt ayimba win us a 7s leg singapore? That wasnt luck...his stint as the 7s coach wasnt that bad, neither was mike fridays. Siwezi comment on mwanjas coaching skills coz sijui.
Wah...first time im hearing that about the bespectacled chairman...all i know was that he had links with big rugby playing schools in western kenya...he welcomed everyone but had a preference for players from hizo area because of their physiques and natural ability.
Mwanja bora uko big bodied he will use you really well.
 
#44
I totally agree with you on that, yes western province schools have taken up the sport and dominated in it so well, unlike today or in the recent past we had teams comprising of guys from other regions, I remember we had several guys from Kangaru, Meru school and such.
You would spot also very good players from other communities, the likes Gibson Weru, Kanyi, Ndeda, Anampiu, Onsotti, and many others, they came and did their part so well, this would prove that other areas could produce good players too, instead of Richard Omwela scouting for more plays of such caliber all over Kenya, he chose to go the easy way to handpick from the Western and Nyanza.
To date, I don't think you'll even get a single one coming from other regions other than the two I have mentioned.

Leaving that aside, even with the biased selection, the players have been good. They have lifted the Kenyan flag high.

Now my question would be, looking at the likes of Khayange, Oscar Osir, Mutai, Muniafu, Injera, we all know what they did for the team, do you just dump them after their time is done.

They are the kind who should be taking up such a leadership position not recycling the same old guys.

At least the last I checked on Gibson Weru he was coaching a Nakuru team and I think he has won several titles.

I know you know the talks that go on that rugby offices corridor, this is our sport, of course, those saying that are from the same village back in Kachmega, reason why Mwangi Muthee left as soon as he joined
Do not assume that because a player had made it to the international limelight has the capabilities of a coach and leadership. Being a ref or TJ is quite easier for them than being a coach. Coaching is very tactical and fatherly.
 

Kimakia

Village Elder
#45
Do not assume that because a player had made it to the international limelight has the capabilities of a coach and leadership. Being a ref or TJ is quite easier for them than being a coach. Coaching is very tactical and fatherly.
It doesn't make sense for all to come and go with none having something to give back to their club or KRU,they have but they've not been given the opportunity,that I know.Your friend is a good example.Advice him to look for something else to do otherwise age is catching up and the last time I checked he only had rugby to turn to,unless he took up other professional courses later.
 
#46
It doesn't make sense for all to come and go with none having something to give back to their club or KRU,they have but they've not been given the opportunity,that I know.Your friend is a good example.Advice him to look for something else to do otherwise age is catching up and the last time I checked he only had rugby to turn to,unless he took up other professional courses later.
Jamaa ako kwa army pia.
 
#47
By the way im now seeing @Kimakia s point. Tenure ya mwangi muthee the mwamba guy si he was just frustrated out?
If i remember correctly canpaigns were ngong road massive plus nondies vs the rest. Muthee campaigned hard on the platform that even the all blacks should be passing by and playing in kenya...
And the names you guys are mentioning...boss memories. Gibson weru was a 9 or 10 in our 7s team if i kumbuka mzuri...guy was good. You mean the guy hit hard times?
 
#48
By the way im now seeing @Kimakia s point. Tenure ya mwangi muthee the mwamba guy si he was just frustrated out?
If i remember correctly canpaigns were ngong road massive plus nondies vs the rest. Muthee campaigned hard on the platform that even the all blacks should be passing by and playing in kenya...
And the names you guys are mentioning...boss memories. Gibson weru was a 9 or 10 in our 7s team if i kumbuka mzuri...guy was good. You mean the guy hit hard times?
Shida ya muthee ni wizi wa pesa. Me nangoja Mutai aingie atujengee facilities.
 

Kimakia

Village Elder
#49
Shida ya muthee ni wizi wa pesa. Me nangoja Mutai aingie atujengee facilities.
Naona unatambua legends wa rugby if you mean ule Mutai wa KCB...that group was awesome.But the guy didn't even get a chance to reach the safebox...he was bundled out as soon as he come
 

mikel

Village Elder
#50
By the way im now seeing @Kimakia s point. Tenure ya mwangi muthee the mwamba guy si he was just frustrated out?
If i remember correctly canpaigns were ngong road massive plus nondies vs the rest. Muthee campaigned hard on the platform that even the all blacks should be passing by and playing in kenya...
And the names you guys are mentioning...boss memories. Gibson weru was a 9 or 10 in our 7s team if i kumbuka mzuri...guy was good. You mean the guy hit hard times?
weru is okay...doing well with menengai oilers as coach.....he opened very many doors for nakuru lads who now make a big percentage of 7s and 15s
 
#53
I totally agree with you on that, yes western province schools have taken up the sport and dominated in it so well, unlike today or in the recent past we had teams comprising of guys from other regions, I remember we had several guys from Kangaru, Meru school and such.
You would spot also very good players from other communities, the likes Gibson Weru, Kanyi, Ndeda, Anampiu, Onsotti, and many others, they came and did their part so well, this would prove that other areas could produce good players too, instead of Richard Omwela scouting for more plays of such caliber all over Kenya, he chose to go the easy way to handpick from the Western and Nyanza.
To date, I don't think you'll even get a single one coming from other regions other than the two I have mentioned.

Leaving that aside, even with the biased selection, the players have been good. They have lifted the Kenyan flag high.

Now my question would be, looking at the likes of Khayange, Oscar Osir, Mutai, Muniafu, Injera, we all know what they did for the team, do you just dump them after their time is done.

They are the kind who should be taking up such a leadership position not recycling the same old guys.

At least the last I checked on Gibson Weru he was coaching a Nakuru team and I think he has won several titles.

I know you know the talks that go on that rugby offices corridor, this is our sport, of course, those saying that are from the same village back in Kachmega, reason why Mwangi Muthee left as soon as he joined
Ok you do have a point on the politics that pushed out muthee but the mixed crowd you listed was when rugby was dominated by urban schools and the universities .

Once the game became rural western dominated by sheer brawn and perhaps your bespectacled friend may have favored western in terms of game development.
 
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#54
Shida ya muthee ni wizi wa pesa. Me nangoja Mutai aingie atujengee facilities.
I don't know about the wizi, but what I heard was, he brought in a lot of corporate sponsorship money which everyone wanted to eat, so they pushed him out but ended up with empty coffers as the big ticket sponsors left with muthee.
 
#55
I don't know about the wizi, but what I heard was, he brought in a lot of corporate sponsorship money which everyone wanted to eat, so they pushed him out but ended up with empty coffers as the big ticket sponsors left with muthee.
Wasnt around that time but i was following...this is how i saw the situation...Muthee came in on the platform to uplift ALL CLUBS & CAMPUS SIDES & COMMUNITY RUGBY, fight the looting of coffers and provide better accountability so as to lure back the sponsors who had left and reassure the ones threatening to leave.
His board and administration let him down with the looting and massive conflict of interest, sponsors just followed him out eventually.
Wasee wakusosi wanajulikana poa...si unaskia kuna some guys who started upgrading their rides to some serious bavarian fuel guzzlers...hao watu walitajwa by name.
By the way campaigning for the other clubs against the ngong road and all whites massive was noma.
 

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